Bearded Theory Festival

Bearded Theory Festival are proud to announce that they have won Best Family Festival’ at the 2016 Festival Awards. This incredible achievement builds on their incredible run of Festival Awards success, having previously being named ‘Best Small Festival’ in 2013, and ‘Promoter Of The Year’ in 2014.

Bearded Theory co-organiser Rich Bryan says,

“We are absolutely delighted to have been named the UK’s Best Family Festival at this year’s UK Festival Awards. This is a testament to the incredible hard work put in by all our staff and volunteers.”

Held in the grounds of Catton Hall on the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border, Bearded Theory Festival returns in 2017 for its 10th Anniversary. Headliners Skunk Anansie and Slaves will be joined on the Pallet (main) Stage by alternative rock/punk band The Alarm, Bearded Theory legends New Model Army, Pauline Black fronted Ska legends The Selecter, seminal hip-hop act Sugar Hill Gang & Furious Five, punk stalwarts Goldblade and festival favourites Ferocious Dog, alongside Kassasin Street, Flight Brigade, The Mocking Jays Jaya the Cat and many more.

The beautiful Woodland Stage will be headlined on Friday by multi-million selling Britpop survivors Cast. Northern Irish singer songwriter Foy Vance tops the bill on Saturday. Sunday will be closed by Sheffield’s finest and festival friends Reverend & The Makers who specifically requested to make a Woodland Stage appearance.

Jon from Reverend & the Makers says,

“If festivals were judged on vibe alone then Bearded Theory is the best in the world and we cannot wait to close the 10th anniversary”

Joining these amazing headliners on the Woodland are, heavy rockers Tess of The Circle, dub punk band Smiley & The Underclass, folk act Roving Crows, Bhangra rockers Kissmet, Ska punkers Defekters, modern folk band Maia, cow punk legends Pronghorn who will be celebrate their 25th year anniversary in 2017, American pop rockers Wheatus also make a welcome return to Bearded Theory.

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